lose touch


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lose one's touch (with someone or something)

Fig. to lose one's ability to handle someone or something. I seem to have lost my touch with my children. They won't listen to me anymore. We've both lost our touch as far as managing people goes.
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lose touch (with somebody)

to no longer communicate with someone I lost touch with Katie after she moved to Canada.
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lose touch (with something)

to no longer have recent knowledge about something He has never lost touch with Mexican culture and traditions.
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lose your touch

to no longer be able to do something as well as you could before In her latest book, O'Reilly seems to have lost her touch for creating interesting characters.
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lose your touch

if you lose your touch, you can no longer do something as well as you could before (usually in continuous tenses) It's good to see their goalkeeper's not losing his touch.
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lose touch

Fail to keep in contact or communication, as in The two sisters lost touch years ago, or Please don't lose touch with me after you move away. [Late 1800s] For an antonym, see in touch.
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MORE than 40 per cent of fathers lose touch with their children after a divorce.
When we lose touch of that understanding, then we can very easily flail about,'' she said.
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There is a possibility that race fans will lose interest or simply lose touch with the points race and other developments over those six weeks.
THE average Briton has just nine close friends - and is likely to lose touch with some as he or she grows older.
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Address Book of their new address, so that people never lose touch with their friends, family and colleagues.
I would lose touch with the stuff I did want - and who has time to check extra e-mail accounts from work?
As successful Web sites grow, they can quickly lose touch with the inner workings of their Web operations," said Paul Santinelli, Founder and President of NOCpulse.